Biocentrism and Modernism edited by Oliver A.I. Botar and Isabel Wünsche. Ashgate Publishing, Surrey, U.K., and Burlington, VT, U.S.A., pp. Trade. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Isabel Wünsche and others published Biocentrism and Modernism. Biocentrism and modernism / edited by Oliver A.I. Botar and Isabel Wünsche Botar, Pollock’s Dream of a Biocentric Art: The Challenge of His and Peter Blake’s.
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Description Examining the complex intersections between art and scientific approaches to the natural world, Biocentrism and Modernism reveals another side to the development of Modernism.
For them, there was a core connection between judgments based on biological function modrrnism judgments rooted in aesthetics. Holism is a unified perspective in which art and science are one. Book titles OR Journal titles. Biocentrism and Modernism 1st Edition. Langhorne; Select bibliography; Index. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Contact Contact Us Help. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Biocentrism and Modernism ed. Edited by Oliver A. In the shoals of the modern, biocentric modernism dates back to the coining of the word ecology in by the German scientist, propagator modernissm Charles Darwin and consummate illustrator Ernst Haeckel . Sections of the volume treat both philosophic worldviews and their applications in theory, historiography, and urban design.
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Online — Access your eBooks using the links emailed to you on your Routledge. Haeckel, a scintillating character, looms large in this volume. Ashgate Publishing, Surrey, U. The essays in Biocentrism and Modernism contend that it is no accident that Modernism arose at the same time as the field of modern biology.
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There are, thus, two snd of essays in the compendium, wherein roughly half confront and discuss more forthrightly these philosophers and scientists and their ideas within modernism and the other half fall back into the more descriptive tradition of balkanized art history. Romantic biologists include an array of figures from the last three centuries, such as founding figure of biology Goethe, biologist and embryologist Haeckel, biologist Carl Friedrich Kielmeyer, naturalist and geologist Charles Darwin, physiologist J.
While interconnected in meaning and history, the two words are by no means synonymous.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Examining the complex intersections between art and scientific approaches to the natural world, Biocentrism and Modernism reveals another side to the development of Modernism. Biocentrixm Bookshelf application offers access: While many historians have framed this movement as being mechanistic and “against” nature, the essays in this collection illuminate the role that nature-centric ideologies played in late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth-century Modernism.
Description Reviews Contents Editors Subjects. From nineteenth-century discoveries, to the emergence of the current environmentalist movement during the s, artists, architects, and urban planners have responded to currents in the scientific world.
These scientists shared a belief in the fundamental relationship between scientific and aesthetic observation.